A people is a plurality of persons considered as a whole, as in an ethnic group or nation. Collectively, for example, Jews are known as "the Jewish people", European Gypsies comprise the bulk of "the Romani people", and Palestinian Arabs have started to be called "the Palestinian people".
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... is one of the most well-known examples of the lengths people will go to in order to secure adequate water supplies ... quite some time because we're now 38 million people and not anymore 18 million people like we were in the late 60s ...
... Further information List of people from Bitola Some notable people born in Bitola are Nikolce Noveski, footballer Karolina Gočeva, singer Hristijan Spirovski, pianist Janko Konstantinov, architect Igor Durlovski ...
... The population density was 3,208.8 people per square mile (1,238.9/km²) ... The Census reported that 64,044 people (99.7% of the population) lived in households, 97 (0.2%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 93 (0.1 ... The population was spread out with 15,792 people (24.6%) under the age of 18, 5,574 people (8.7%) aged 18 to 24, 13,848 people (21.6%) aged 25 to 44, 21,414 people (33.3%) aged 45 to 64 ...
... Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said "I appeal to people to remain calm and maintain law and order ... People came from across Maharashtra for his funeral including the party's strongholds of Thane, Raigad, Pune, Aurangabad and Konkan regions ... Police said that 200,000 people walked alongside the hearse and were later joined by others on the way to the cremation site ...
... My people were Yoruba, and their culture survived slavery (...) My father found out about that when I was a kid, and it gave me all I needed to know that, hey, I was somebody, even if nobody else ... would believe anything positive that you could say about black people ... And that's a terrible burden on black people, because they don't have an accurate idea of their history, which has been either suppressed or distorted." ...
More definitions of "people":
- (verb): Make one's home or live in.
Example: "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"
Synonyms: dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, populate, domicile, domiciliate
- (verb): Fill with people or supply with inhabitants.
Example: "People a room"
- (noun): The body of citizens of a state or country.
Example: "The Spanish people"
- (noun): Members of a family line.
Example: "His people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"
- (noun): (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively.
Example: "Old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
Famous quotes containing the word people:
“The people of England are never so happy as when you tell them they are ruined.”
—Arthur Murphy (17271805)
“The same people who tell us that smoking doesnt cause cancer are now telling us that advertising cigarettes doesnt cause smoking.”
—Ellen Goodman (b. 1941)
“Socialists make the mistake of confusing individual worth with success. They believe you cannot allow people to succeed in case those who fail feel worthless.”
—Kenneth Baker (b. 1934)